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Ten other animals found in a malnourished state
One of the starving horses found at a Yellow Creek area pasture.
In what is being called one of the most severe animal cruelty cases ever seen by the Pickens sheriff’s office, investigators are looking at conditions that led to the likely starvation deaths of a horse and a baby burro and the severely emaciated condition of ten other animals.
Local Save the Horses supporter Chipa Wolfe wrote in an e-mail to the Progress of the shock that he and other volunteers had upon finding the condition of the animals.
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Tate renovation discussions continue
By Eileen Steinhauer
Shane Purdy was recently hired as the next principal of Jasper Middle School.
Last Friday, at a called Board of Education meeting, it was announced that Dr. Chris LeMieux, current principal of Pickens County Middle School, will be the next principal of Pickens High School, and Shane Purdy, current assistant superintendent of Lincoln County Schools, will be the next principal of Jasper Middle School.
4th of July Parade applications are now being accepted! A copy of the application is shown here. It may be clipped and mailed to the address on the application or you may download a copy from the Jasper Lions Club website: www.jasper lions.com
Angels on Horseback is looking for a few good men, women, or teenagers to help with lessons on Sat. a.m., Tues. a.m and probably another morning during the summer for our friends with mental or physical disabilities. Only 4 hours of your time is needed once each week! The summer session will be 8 weeks long and will be taught in the shade of our beautiful arena under the sweetgum trees. You are right! That is very COOL!